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Benjamin Inabnit Harrison

Benjamin Inabnit Harrison, American educator. Decorated Chevalier Ordre des Palmes Academiques. Member faculty U. Alabama, 1921-1928, associate professor Romance langs., acting department chairman, spring 1924; Member American, S. Central (vice president 1961-1962) modern language associations, American Association Teachers Italian, American-Italy Society, American Guild Organists, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma.

Background

  • Harrison, Benjamin Inabnit was born on July 8, 1902 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. Son of James Inabnit and Elloie Evans (Powers) Harrison.

  • Education

    • Student Sorbonne, 1921. Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Alabama, 1922. A.M., Harvard, 1926; student Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1927, Alexandria, Virginia, 1927-1930, General Theological Seminary, New York City, 1930-1931, U. Laval, 1945.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Virginia, 1938.

    Career

    • 1 adopted son, Norman Benjamin.

    Works

    • Contributor articles, reviews, poems professional journals Associate editor S.-Central Bulletin, 1951-1956.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member faculty U. Alabama, 1921-1928, associate professor Romance langs., acting department chairman, spring 1924. Member American, S. Central (vice president 1961-1962) modern language associations, American Association Teachers Italian, American-Italy Society, American Guild Organists, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Mildred Alice Mays, December 16, 1938.
    • father: James Inabnit Harrison
    • mother: Elloie Evans (Powers) Harrison
    • spouse: Mildred Alice Mays
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    Died December 22, 1965
    (aged 63)
    Nationality

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